Sri Lankan Tamil woman stabbed to death in Germany

Sri Lankan Tamil woman stabbed to death in Germany

An asylum seeker is said to be on the run after a woman was killed in a savage attack that saw her repeatedly stabbed in the head, neck and breast. A 22-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil woman, identified as Soopika Paramanathan, died from her injuries early on Saturday morning (11/02/2017) after she was attacked in the early hours in the German town of Ahaus, close to the border with the Netherlands in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Police were called when neighbours heard the woman’s cries for help shortly after midnight and eyewitnesses saw a man leaning over the woman on the ground. However the emergency services could not save the woman who had been stabbed several times and she died later in hospital. Chief Prosecutor Martin Botzenhardt said: “She died shortly thereafter in the hospital. The background to the crime is still unclear.

Soopika, who had moved to Germany from Sri Lanka with her family, had lived in Ahaus for a number of years and had wanted to work with children after having had experience working in youth welfare. According to reports, she was very popular, had many friends and loved playing keyboard and violin in her spare time. Police chief Herbert Mengelkamp who is investigating the attack said that a Nigerian man was suspected of having carried out the killing.

Related Post

FRANCE: Sri Lankan Tamil boy dies after being hit by a truck
views 426
France, Paris: A 12 year old Sri Lankan Tamil boy was crushed to death by a oncoming truck in Paris. The youngster, named Vikaash Rasakumar, was struc...
PARIS ATTACK: No Sri Lankan Tamil among casualties
views 157
No Sri Lankan Tamil has been identified yet among the casualties of the deadly Paris terror attacks, Sri Lankan embassy tweeted on Saturday. Today mo...
Tamil man in France uses Facebook to lure married wife into sex and blackma...
views 364
Paris, France: Paris local news paper (PD) reports that a Tamil Sri Lankan restaurant worker Karan Daas, 32 is accused of befriending a housewife on F...
NETHERLANDS: Sri Lankan Tamil boy commits suicide over bullying
views 596
Police in the Netherlands have stepped up security at a school after staff and students received threats following the suicide of a 15-year-old boy, a...
GONE 10 SECONDS: Tamil mum’s BMW burst into flames in UK
views 184
Thushanthi Rajah took her BMW X5 to a garage to have her filter repaired. But when an employee at BWMMAN in Heanor, Nottingham, took it for a test dri...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK